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Dec 26, 2012 7:00am EST
that either version of the picture or remembers it. if you did, because i saw it here in new york, and i came in a little bit late. i was about -- it was about 20 minutes into the picture, and i sat down right after that, the woman in front of me said to her husband, this is the worst picture i ever saw in my life. [laughter] at the three of us got up and left. [laughter] [applause] and i've never seen the whole movie. [laughter] i wrote screenplays in the '70s, thinking i would be good at it, but wore myself out rewriting scripts for producers who nearly always believed that plot needed more back story. in the winter of 72, swanee called me and asked if i'd read the book by george higgins. i told him i hadn't, hadn't heard of it, and swanee said this is your kind of book. this is your kind of stuff, kiddo your run out and get it before you write another word. i got the book and read the opening sentence in the store. jackie brown, at 26, with no expression on his face, said that he could get some guns. i finished the book at home in one sitting, it was like 180 pages, and felt like i had bee
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